Rural Development

Anubhav Patnaik Imports Skills to Khandapada

Bhubaneswar: To adapt new technology and to enhance skill of Khandapada artisans, local MLA Anubhav Patnaik visited Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh with Brass and Bell Metal craftsmen from Kantilo. A team of artisans from Kantilo headed by Patnaik reached Moradabad on 7th of August to learn the amazing and innovative craft works. The team visited metal workshops and […]

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Uday to Foster Young Champions of Change in Tribal Communities

Bhubaneswar, May 16, 2018: The launch of Mission UDAY, a joint initiative by UNFPA, Rural Electrification Corporation Foundation (REC), Government of Odisha and the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), marks a historic milestone of a unique partnership between Development Agency, State Government, Academic Institution and Corporate Sector, envisioning a new kind of corporate social […]


World Health Day: 91% Odias Sick in 2017-18

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2018:  Today World Health Day is being celebrated worldwide. Odisha is not an exception. When the state government is propagating its health initiatives and people-oriented free emergency services, the real situation is something different. According to government report 91% people in Odisha were sick during the last fiscal year. Another […]


Bonda Documentary Screened at First Koraput LitFest

By Odisha Story Bureau, Koraput: ‘Remo Sam’ produced by O Foundation viewed by festival participants First Koraput Literary Festival unites 300 authors from the state A documentary film ‘REMO SAM’, based on the life, language and culture of primitive Bonda Tribe, was screened during the first ever Koraput Literary Festival held here on 25th March […]


SPI: Odisha Among Top-10 Underperformer States

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha is lagging behind in progress score Odisha is far behind the national averages In Social Progress Index (SPI) 2017 Kerala and Himachal Pradesh acquired top scores while Odisha is one among states having lowest progress index. Though Odisha has a 10-point rise in over a decade of 2005- 2016,the state figured among the seven […]


PadGovernment: Free Sanitary Napkins for School Girls in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik announced project KHUSHI Health Minister Pratap Jena briefed the scheme 17 Lakh school girls will be benefited  Though the clean-imaged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik was termed as Badman by his opponents last week during the Bijepur by-poll, he proved himself Padman. Today he announced a new scheme ‘Khushi’ […]


40% Families in Rural Odisha Have Access to Toilets

By Subhransu Panda, Patna: India’s Fight Against Open Defecation Heading Towards Failure Only 40 per cent of the 90 lakh families living in rural Odisha have access to toilets. Some sistricts have achieved 100 per cent coverage – Puri for example. However, many of the toilets built are being used as store houses for fodder, found […]


National Girl Child Day celebrated in Delhi

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The theme of the program was Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) 10 districts felicitated for their exemplary performance of BBBP The Ministry of Women & Child Development celebrated the National Girl Child Day at a special function in New Delhi today. The theme of the program was Beti Bachao, […]


A sustainable EU-India skill development partnership

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: India International Skill Development Summit & Exhibition November 21-22, New Delhi Europe India Foundation for Excellence (EIFE) organised the first India International Skill Development Summit & Exhibition (IISDSE 2016) on November 21-22 at The Grand Hotel in New Delhi, with the conviction that Europe is best-placed to help India […]


ASSRA Distributes Mid-Day meal Treys to tribal students

By Odisha Story Burea, Bhubaneswar: The New Delhi base social Organisation ASSRA distributed mid-day meal treys to the students of Kandalei project primary school particularly of tribal based Kolha community, 25 kms from state capital within the dense forest of Chandaka-Dampara elephant sanctuary. City based Social activists Sushanta Sahu, social worker Sripati Acharya, Suryakanta Sahu […]